Transcript of Page from a diary of Fr. Francis A. Gleeson


Typed transcript of handwritten original "Page from a diary of Fr. Francis A. Gleeson".

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Transcript of Mrs. E. Thompson writing to Fr. Gleeson about her son Private W. Thompson


Typed transcript of handwritten original "Mrs. E. Thompson writing to Fr. Gleeson about her son Private W. Thompson".

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Transcript of Margaret Maughan writing to Fr. Gleeson about her son James Maughan


Typed transcript of handwritten original "Margaret Maughan writing to Fr. Gleeson about her son James Maughan".

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Mrs. E. Thompson writing to Fr. Gleeson about her son Private W. Thompson


Letter to Fr. Gleeon from Mrs. E. Thomspon, 21 Harpur’s lane, Cork, thanking him for information regarding the death of her son, Private W. Thompson 8433, 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers. He had been missing since 10 November and she asks Fr. Gleeson to find out the details of his death.

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Margaret Maughan writing to Fr. Gleeson about her son James Maughan


Letter to Fr. Gleeson from Margaret Maughan, Greenhills, Garryowen, County Limerick, thanking him for the information relating to the death of her son James. She is grateful that he died a happy death. She pays tribute to Fr. Gleeson for all his work.

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Page from a diary of Fr. Francis A. Gleeson


Handwritten page from a diary of Fr. Gleeson, noting the death of Barsby, ‘who died a very holy death’ (p1). It also discusses the purchase of crosses for graves and the making of coffins.

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Transcript of List of men killed in June 1917


Typed transcript of handwritten original "List of men killed in June 1917".

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Transcript of 2nd Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers : nominal book of casualties (killed) of above unit


Typed transcript of handwritten original "2nd Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers : nominal book of casualties (killed) of above unit".

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List of men killed in June 1917


Handwritten list of men killed in June 1917, including Platoon number and Company Letter, name, address and next of kin, in some instances.

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2nd Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers: nominal book of casualties (killed) of above unit


Typescript and handwritten page entitled ‘Nominal Roll of Casualties (killed) from 2nd Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers'.

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Transcript of Brigade roll of mainly Roman Catholics fighting with the British Expeditionary Forces


Typed transcript of handwritten original "Brigade roll mainly of Roman Catholics fighting with the British Expeditionary Forces".

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Transcript of List of soldiers


Typed transcript of handwritten original "List of soldiers".

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Transcript of B Coy 2nd RM Fusiliers : list of NCOs & men killed & missing


Typed transcript of handwritten original "B Coy 2nd RM Fusiliers : list of NCOs & men killed & missing".

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B Coy 2nd RM Fusiliers: list of NCOs & men killed & missing


Handwritten list of Non-Commissioned Officers and men of ‘B’ Company, 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers, killed and missing. Details include their number, rank, name, remarks, religion and platoon.

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Brigade roll of mainly Roman Catholics fighting with the British Expeditionary Forces


Handwritten Brigade Roll, mainly of Roman Catholics fighting with the British Expeditionary Forces, France. It contains the number, platoon, and company details. It also states Fr. Gleeson’s home address as ‘c/o Mrs. Kavanagh, Holywood, Belgrave road, Monkstown, Dublin’.

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List of soldiers


Handwritten lists of men, addresses, battalion and number.

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Transcript of List of soldiers and diary of Fr. Francis A. Gleeson 10 - 11 November 1917


Typed transcript of handwritten original "List of soldiers and diary of Fr. Francis A. Gleeson 10 - 11 November 1917".

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List of soldiers and diary of Fr. Francis A. Gleeson 10 - 11 November 1917


Handwritten lists of soldiers, with their numbers, rank, name and address. There is a section for comments.

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Fr. Francis A. Gleeson Papers


A collection of papers belonging to Fr. Francis A. Gleeson relating to his time as Catholic Military Chaplain to the 2nd Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers during World War I. The papers include diaries detailing life at the front and religious activities, Brigade Rolls listing mainly Roman Catholic soldiers, and correspondence from the families of men missing or killed in action.

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Transcript of Brigade roll of Roman Catholics : belonging to Francis A. Gleeson, R.C. Chaplain, 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, British Expeditionary Force, France


Typed transcript of handwritten original "Brigade roll of Roman Catholics : belonging to Francis A. Gleeson, R.C. Chaplain, 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, British Expeditionary Force, France".

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Transcript of Diary of Fr. Francis A. Gleeson 7 February 1915 - 3 May 1915


Typed transcript of handwritten original "Diary of Fr. Francis A. Gleeson 7 February 1915 - 3 May 1915".

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Transcript of Brigade roll of mainly Roman Catholics and diary of Fr. Francis A. Gleeson 31 January 1915 - 30 April 1915


Typed transcript of handwritten original "Brigade roll mainly of Roman Catholics and diary of Fr. Francis A. Gleeson 31 January 1915 - 30 April 1915".

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Brigade roll of Roman Catholics: belonging to Francis A. Gleeson, R.C. Chaplain, 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, British Expeditionary Force, France


Handwritten Brigade Roll, mainly of Roman Catholic members of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, British Expeditionary Forces, France.

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Diary of Fr. Francis A. Gleeson 7 February 1915 - 3 May 1915


Handwritten diary with details of life at the Front, military campaigns, soldiers Fr. Gleeson met and much more. Newspaper cutting in diary regarding activities in Neuve Chapelle.

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